Embutido (meat loaf style)


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Joymee Jucar – David Thompson Grade 11 Student

Embutido is a Filipino style of meatloaf. This dish is one of my favorite Filipino food, and whenever my grandmother cook this dish, I can finish the whole wrap in one single meal alone. I usually help her preparing this recipe especially the portion of wrapping the embutido with aluminum foil. You can serve this as a cold cut or you can even fry it after steaming. Do whatever you want but don’t forget to put the ketchup on the side. The ingredients are really simple. I am sure that you can prepare this recipe on your first attempt. Try this delicious Embutido recipe and let me know what you think.

 

Embutido Recipe

Preparation time: 20 minutes                Cooking time: 1 hour

Ingredients:
2 lbs. ground pork
3 pcs hard boiled eggs,
1/2 cup sweet pickle relish
1/2 cup tomato sauce
2 pcs raw eggs
2 cups cheddar cheese, grated
1 1/2 cups vegetable mix *(any vegetables- carrots, corn, peas, beans)
1 cup raisins
1 cup onion, minced
salt and pepper
2 cups bread crumbs (made by placing 4 slices of tasty bread in a food processor. If not using any food processor, just tear the bread.)
Cooking Procedure
1. Place the ground pork in a large container
2. Add the bread crumbs then break the raw eggs and add it in. Mix well
3. Put-in the vegetable mix, onion, pickle relish, and cheddar cheese. Mix thoroughly
4. Add the raisins, tomato sauce, salt, and pepper then mix well.
5. Place the meat mixture in an aluminum foil and flatten.
6. Put in sliced boiled eggs alternately on the middle of the flat meat mixture. *you can add sausage or ham
7. Roll the foil to form a cylinder locking the egg in the middle of the meat mixture. Once done, lock the edges of the foil.
8. Place in a steamer and let cook for 1 hour.
9. Place inside the refrigerator until temperature turns cold
Slice and serve. Share and Enjoy!

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